Basics for Beautiful Dried Flowers
Preserve your beautiful blooms by properly drying them. Here are all the tips you need from the experts at The New York Botanical Garden.
Bundle and Band
Step 2: Bundle several stems together. Take a rubber band and slide it over 2 to 3 stems. Coil the rubber band several times around the entire bundle of stems, sliding it over 2 to 3 more stems toward the end of the bunch. The rubber band will look as if you twisted a wire around the stems. As the stems dry, the rubber band will accommodate shrinkage.
Shown here: lavender (Lavendula)